St George's Avenue, Sheerness, Kent ME12 1ET
10 reasons to choose West Minster Primary School
West Minster Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Sheerness and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
West Minster Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school is federated with Rose Street Primary School in the Sheerness West Federation. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection.
Average class size
West Minster Primary School has two or three classes per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that West Minster Primary School ranks in the top 13% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 6% of schools.
The West Minster Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Japanese. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught within half-termly topics. School is also home to the Ivy Centre Speech & Language Specialist Resource Provision. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at West Minster Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at West Minster Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.35am to 3.15pm. Breakfast club from 7.45am and after school clubs may extend the day.
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